Albert F. Rehder World War I Diary and Artifacts, 1918-1919 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 1/7/MSS 405
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: Two handwritten consecutive pocket diaries, totaling approximately 150 pp. One newspaper clipping with a byline of July 8, , Manhattan, Kansas. One WWI helmet. Patches, medals, buttons, captured German army pins and buttons. Purple heart in case. Photograph of Rehder in his tavern at Grand Tower, Illinois. Framed form letter to WWI veterans from President Gerald R. Ford.